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The Gods of the Copybook Headings with terror and slaughter return!

Just take a good look at Greece.  Modern, and ancient, for that matter.

In any event…  this is the face of insomnia, and partly why the sonnet project began in the first place.  12 more words

Poetry

Episode 3: Getting Social With Debra Allcock-Tyler

In the last episode we discussed diplomacy and how people are taking on the role of diplomats in their everyday lives through various fields and disciplines ranging from art, culture, sports and educational initiatives to build bridges in their local community and progress societies around the world. 358 more words

Podcast

Malaysia: Return to the Malaysian Village

July 23, 2015

Malaysia: Return to the Malaysian Village

by Tash Aw

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/07/23/opinion/tash-aw-a-return-to-the-malaysian-village.html?ref=opinion&_r=0

Parit is a small town of roughly 2,000 people in the state of Perak, deep in the rural heartland of… 924 more words

General

Michael Porter's Social Progress Indicator

I’ve been a fan of Michael Porter since I read “The Competitive Advantage of Nations” and started thinking about innovation through the lens of Porter’s diamond, so I got excited when he launched the social progress indicator. 763 more words

Bright Ideas

Give Corporations More Political Power—Seriously

Maybe we would all benefit if corporations wielded more political power, not less.

Ever since the Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision in 2010, it’s been fashionable to deplore (with full-on… 1,285 more words